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Corrine Brown Quotes and Sayings

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The punishment should fit the crime and if a doctor
or drug company does harm knowingly or negligently
to a patient they should be compensated to make them whole.
- Corrine Brown

If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American
people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities,
the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why.
- Corrine Brown

I come from a district where the veterans are not the richest in the country.
- Corrine Brown

Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating,
we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day,
waiting for a train that isn't coming.
- Corrine Brown

 

Today right here in America we have 50 million people
without health insurance.
- Corrine Brown

Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick
when it comes to this administration.
- Corrine Brown

I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage.
- Corrine Brown

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So here we are, just two months away from the election,
with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe
laws are alive and well in the state of Florida.
- Corrine Brown

Transportation funding is a win-win for everyone involved.
- Corrine Brown

I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists
for its economic survival.
We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
- Corrine Brown

As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail
to increase funding for programs,
such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget.
- Corrine Brown

We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail
which is one of the best ways to move citizens and
improve congestion on our highways.
- Corrine Brown

You know, for most seniors Medicare is their only form of health care.
- Corrine Brown

We continue to subsidize highways and aviation,
but when it comes to our passenger rail system,
we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive.
- Corrine Brown

Undoubtedly, there are numerous problems with the immigration
system here in The United States.
- Corrine Brown

States get to improve transportation infrastructure;
that creates economic development,
puts people back to work and, most important,
enhances safety and improves local communities.
- Corrine Brown

Is bankrupting this great country the top priority of this administration?
- Corrine Brown

Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for
its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public
services and jeopardizing more American jobs.
- Corrine Brown

Marriage has historically been in the domain of the States to regulate.
- Corrine Brown

I think everybody knows that on November 7th more people
voted for Al Gore than George Bush,
a fact that has been documented time and time again.
- Corrine Brown

This administration is cutting the programs that our
Nation and its citizens need most,
while dissolving the safety nets created to protect
the elderly and less fortunate in this wealthy Nation.
- Corrine Brown

Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to
give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life,
which was made possible in large part through the blood,
sweat and tears of African slaves.
- Corrine Brown

Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs
to continue to provide services;
we should be providing security money to upgrade their
tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system.
- Corrine Brown

The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln,
was put into effect on January 1, 1863,
but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not
reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later.
- Corrine Brown

I just want someone to explain to the American public
why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much
more important than investing in passenger rail right
here in the United States of America.
- Corrine Brown

You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world,
I can tell you that we would never certify another
country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida.
- Corrine Brown

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment
and the other by acts of love. Power based on love
is a thousand times more effective and permanent
then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

If people are good only because they
fear punishment, and hope for reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed.
- Albert Einstein

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde

It is an open question whether any behavior
based on fear of eternal punishment
can be regarded as ethical
or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
- Margaret Mead

To believe in a just law of cause and effect,
carrying with it a punishment or a reward,
is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

Punishment is now unfashionable...
because it creates moral distinctions among men,
which, to the democratic mind, are odious.
We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful
individual responsibility.
- Thomas Szasz

A punishment to some, to some a gift,
and to many a favor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To sin offers repentance and forgiveness;
not to sin offers only punishment.
- Jose Bergamin

Capital punishment is the source of many an argument,
both good and bad.
- Marilyn vos Savant

According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy,
he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins,
but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
- Matthew Henry

Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history
that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not
only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
- Robert Mugabe

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
- Eli Khamarov

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
- Elizabeth Fry

The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment
is very unfair to anyone meditating murder.
- Geoffrey Fisher

I wanted to show that crime doesn't pay.
If you are saved and accept the Lord,
you cannot use that as an excuse to avoid punishment.
- Robert Duvall

What becomes a crime deserving capital punishment when
the tables are turned is a matter of small moment when
the negro woman is the accusing party.
- Ida B. Wells

I didn't really escape that gravity until I moved 300
miles south to go to college at 18,
where authorship no longer seemed something liable
to induce vengeful punishment.
- David Knopfler

They have shrunk from inquiry, though they have strained after punishment.
I have in every shape dared the one,
that I might,
so far as lay in my power, be able to secure the other.
- Joseph Howe

Let's not talk punishment.
- George Steinbrenner

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly,
without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment
in Hell hanging over my head.
- Edvard Munch

Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others.
For all, it is a sanction.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

As the bull market goes on, people who take great risks achieve great rewards,
seemingly without punishment.
It's like crime without punishment or sex without sin.
- Ron Chernow

Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying,
but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
- Lady Gregory

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple,
woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food
then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.
- Helen Rowland

I contend that it's impossible to read the Sermon on
the Mount and not come out against capital punishment.
- Tony Campolo

There must be no worse punishment to a totalitarian
nation than the withdrawal of capital.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I would like to see capital punishment suppressed in all democracies.
- Lionel Jospin

That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd,
as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever
entered into the head of mortal man.
- George Berkeley

To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment
for having disturbed the reader's peace.
The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
- Anatole Broyard

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence.
Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Punishment is justice for the unjust.
- Saint Augustine

What grieves me most in my past offenses,
O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved,
as the displeasure I have given You,
Who are worthy of infinite love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools -
and use it on the teachers.
- P. J. O'Rourke

That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace
of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the
punishment of the damned in hell.
- Thomas Aquinas

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin
over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.
- Andre Gide

And then ESPN fired me.
I did not think that was a fitting punishment.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
- Pierre Corneille

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure
for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
- Henry Ford

Punishment cannot heal spirits, can only break them.
- Barbara Deming

I can take more punishment than anyone in the business.
- Ric Flair


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